We’re big fans of subscription gifts in general, but they are also the perfect solution to the last-minute dilemma of what to give someone when you are totally stuck. Order oline, print of a certificate, roll up and tie with a bow. Perfect, easy and doesn’t even look like you forgot about them until Christmas Eve.
FOR THE GUYS:
1. Trunk Club
Trunk club is a men’s clothing service, based in Chicago that sends a trunk of high-end clothes right to their member’s doors. They have personal stylists who handpick the clothing and free shipping that lets you easily send back anything you don’t love. This is a great gift for busy and successful businessmen who want to look sharp but don’t have the time to spend their days shopping.
ManPacks is a monthly subscription service that delivers monthly necessities to you each month. They will send men’s underwear, socks, razors, or even condoms. Perfect for the guys who hate having to head to Target or new graduates who still need a little help getting into their handle on monthly routines.
3. BeSpoke Post
BeSpoke Post is totally man-focused but varies widely on category each month. Boxes range from coffee presses to travel accessories, but all focus on helping guys class up their lives. Starts at $45/month. https://www.bespokepost.com/
FOR THE LADIES:
CakeStyle takes a women’s fit and wardrobe information and matches them with their own CakeStylist. Their Cakestylist picks of clothes they think they’d like, sends them options with a video on each piece and you can easily send back anything you don’t like.
2. POPSUGAR MustHave
The editors at the oh-so-popular, POPSUGAR website recently launched their “MustHave” monthly subscription service filled with celebrity favorite products, POPSUGAR Editors favorite products and items they hope you will discover and love. It’s a range of Fashion, Beauty, Fitness and Home Decor items, like their site. Starts at $35/month.
Birchbox started it all and they do it well. They send monthly beauty samples to your door for ladies to try out the latest products. If you love something they make it simple for you to order more right on their site. It’s an impressive company founded by a few young lady entrepreneurs, who really disrupted an industry. It’s the perfect gift for the beauty junky.
FOR THE KIDS:
KiwiCrates is a fun and easy way to spark creativity in kids. They offer monthly hands-on activities delivered to your door with all the necessary materials included. Perfect for children at 3-7. A past popular crate was their Fossil Fun crate where you can create your own fossils using special clay, sticks and dinosaurs.
is a kids clothing club. They help stock you with basics like tees, onesies, socks and you can customize by geographic location, color preferences, etc. Perfect way to avoid the mall. They also have an online community where you can make friends and swap clothes. $39.99/month and you can pause or cancel at anytime.
3. Citrus Lane (New Moms)
Cirtus Lane is a monthly subscription box for new moms that tailor each box to different stages and ages of their children. This way Moms can continue to get relevant and highly recommended products depending on the age of their child. They refer to their service as “monthly care packages to help moms and dads on their parenting journey. They offer free shipping and all their products are highly recommended by their advisory team.